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Department of Kinesiology

Faculty: Scott Kinnaman (Department Chair), Roger Schmidt, Becky Louber

Learning Objectives:

  1.     Graduates of the department and general education students will be able to think critically and assess wellness benchmarks in order to increase awareness of personal wellness level competencies. (Truth & Transformation)
  2.     Graduates of the department will demonstrate current methods in leadership, management, and coaching techniques within respective professional employment environments. (Transformation, Community)
  3.     Graduates of the department will utilize and implement knowledge of the human body and its movement function within a recreational and/or an athletic setting in order to adapt and improve physical performance. (Truth)
  4.     Graduates of the department will be able to use a variety of information technologies, internships, field experiences, and student teaching experiences to help develop their personal style of leadership and instruction for future endeavors. (Transformation, Service)
  5.     Graduates of the department will be aware of the current health issues within the context of a complex societal environment. Graduates will understand issues of integrity and faith and the value these areas add to their profession. (Community) 
 

Majors

Athletic Training Emphasis
Kinesiology/Coaching Emphasis
Sport Management Emphasis
Outdoor Recreation Emphasis
Kinesiology Education
See Secondary Education: Kinesiology Teaching Area, Kinesiology First Teaching Field, Kinesiology Second Teaching Field